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Coiba Island National Park

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Address: Isla de Coiba, Panama
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+507 998-4271
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US$160.00*
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Full-Day Diving for Beginners at Coiba National Park
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US$1,300.00*
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One Day Offshore Fishing Trip in Santiago

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Beautiful sand beaches; loved the isolation

Visited the Ranger Station each day while camping with Fluid Adventures about a 40-minute sea kayak trip away. Took a one-hour walk through the forest and came across a smallish... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Chelsea, Canada
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Chelsea, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Visited the Ranger Station each day while camping with Fluid Adventures about a 40-minute sea kayak trip away. Took a one-hour walk through the forest and came across a smallish troop of howler monkeys who whooped it up when they saw us.

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Seattle, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went using Fluid Adventures for a guide. (See that review). Coiba Island is a must see for the snorkeling and diving. Do not miss.

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Isla Holbox Quintana Roo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Had a 1 hour lunch break here while doing a snorkel tour with local Sta Catalina tour operator. You only get a glimpse of this island former JAIL (has a rich & storied history) Very Lush & Tropical. Has cabins avail to spend the night

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Lagartero
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

totally worth the daytrip. incredible surroundings, various tour operators available in santa catalina

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We had a day trip out to Coiba and it was the absolute highlight of our travels in Panama (so far). It is quite a mission to get there - it was a long drive to Santa Catalina and then a long and bumpy boat trip out to the islands and back but it was more than worth it. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing place. Wildlife is spectacular! Accessible via Hotel Santa Catalina which is top notch best hotel in Catalina world class surfing spot. Diving is spectacular!

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2 Thank Jon C
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Nice beach. Ranger station ok. Went swimming and kayaking. We saw whales bones, a big gator, and extremely rare kind of vulture. Good two for one day to the next kind of experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

One of the best snorkling I have experienced in whole Central America!! Seen school of big fish, sharks and turtles. Would have loved to do a multiple-day-trip, but activities as snorkling and scuba diving and the national park itself are too expensive... Staying at the Island would be also a consideration, instead of three hours round way - thought seeing... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Me and a group of 8 friends decided to spend holly week in Santa Catalina. We had made reservations for the Coiba Island Snorkeling Tour when we made our hotel reservation. The hotel works along with the snorkeling company and the tour includes transportation to and from Coiba as well as transportation between the snorkeling spots you´ll visit. It also... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

I hesitate to give this review because I don't want this place ruined by tourists. However, it is a truly amazing place to snorkel and see wildlife.

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